Australian high-end luxury lingerie retailer, Honey Birdette has unveiled a new store concept ahead of plans to expand in the UK and beyond. Strategic retail and leisure design consultancy, 20.20 was appointed to help drive the brand forward. The project sees 20.20 implement a new look and feel for an Australian flagship store, in preparation for the expansion programme.
Retail developer Lateral Property Group, in joint venture with Highgrove Group of Companies, has revealed plans for a new ‘next generation’ £350 million regional shopping centre in the heart of Yorkshire. Called Axiom, the new shopping destination is the biggest out-of-town shopping centre to be granted planning consent in the UK for almost 20 years, and will be the largest out-of-town retail development in England since Bluewater was developed in 1999.
International Pakistani clothing brand Khaadi is launching its first store in Scotland at Silverburn shopping centre in Glasgow. The new 250 sq m Silverburn store will be the brand's seventh site in the UK and will feature a bespoke layer.
Vodafone and Mango have partnered up to bring digital fitting rooms to the high street. The digital fitting room has been designed around a new Internet of Things (IoT) digital mirror designed by Mango, developed by Vodafone in collaboration with Jogotech, which will allow the shopper to scan the clothes tags in the fitting room and then contact shop floor staff directly from the mirror, through a digital watch, to request different sizes or colours. The mirror will also suggest additional clothes to complement the original choice.
Following the presentation of Christopher Bailey's final collection for Burberry on Saturday 17 February, the luxury British brand has launched a unique installation at Dover Street Market in London. The installation showcases a capsule of re-issued pieces from the Eighties and Nineties, discovered in the Burberry Archive and presented at Saturday's show as part of the February 2018 Runway collection.